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Yellowstone River Lodge- See Yellowstone in the Winter! Booking for 2015 Now !

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Last updated: 12/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Gardiner lodge description

We are located on the banks of the Yellowstone River, 10 miles north of Gardiner, Montana--the oldest entrance to Yellowstone Park.

Our lodge is 4300 square feet, with seven bedrooms, three full bathrooms, a large dining room, full kitchen, large family room with stone fireplace downstairs and a large living room with stone fireplace upstairs. There are two decks, one overlooking the Yellowstone River and beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. We have a very large lawn with shade trees also. It is a good place to relax after a busy day of activities.

It is a beautiful and convenient location for visiting Yellowstone Park and the surrounding area. The Park is only 10 minutes away. In addition to seeing Yellowstone, there are many other activities to do and see in the area, such as: horseback riding, hiking, fishing, river rafting, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and hunting. All of these activities are available in the nearby upper Yellowstone Valley. This area is a beautiful place to visit any time of the year.

Winters in the Gardiner area are usually pretty mild. The road through the northern part of Yellowstone to Cooke City is open year-round. This most scenic part of the Park offers unlimited wildlife viewing, particularly of elk, bison and the famous Yellowstone wolves. There is snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the mountains above Gardiner, Cooke City and in the Park. Downhill skiing is also available nearby at Bridger Bowl and Big Sky.

We built the lodge ourselves with hand-hewn logs, cut and pulled out with our team of Clydesdale horses from the mountains within site of here. The stones for the fireplaces were picked from nearby fields.

The lodge is also available during hunting season. The trail heads in the vicinity offer good elk hunting on the National Forests of the Gardiner area.


If the dates you are looking for are not available, feel free to contact us about our second log lodge. It was built in 2006 and accommodates 15. In the same great area, it is slightly smaller with five bedrooms. It is VRBO listing #151009. It is also sits on the banks of the Yellowstone River.
We handle all of our bookings-no property manager and we like to talk to guests before they make their reservations, in case you have any questions. Give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Property Type

      • Lodge

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games For Kids
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                We have several family movies....moreless

              Theme

                  • Adventure

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Mountain View
                  • River
                  • Waterfront:

                    We are located on the banks of the Yellowstone River...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Ski Lift Privileges
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining Room

                  General

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Gas Fireplace:

                    (3)...moreless

                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Most cell phones work at the lodge with the exception of Sprint and AT &T....moreless

                  • Paper Towels
                  • Telephone:

                    You can make and recieve local calls and recieve incoming long distance calls....moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Catering Available
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Child's Swing
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

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                      3 night min stay
                      $500
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                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Tax Rate 7%

                      Notes:

                      * Payment Accepted via: Personal Checks, Traveller's Checks, cash, VISA, MC.

                      * 50% deposit required to confirm reservation; balance due upon arrival.

                      * Reservations made less than 30 days in advance require full payment.

                      * Deposits are transferable, but not refundable.

                      * $300 Refundable Security Deposit is required upon arrival for your stay.

                      * Refunded 14 days after leaving if no damage or excess


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                      Last updated: 12/03/2014
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                      Location

                      70 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1989

                      About the owner: John and I lived in the Gardiner area for 30 years, raising our family here and working in the outfitting business. We have 6 kids and 11 grandchildren. In 1996 we sold our outfitting business in the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness area near Gardiner and purchased a guide territory in Northern British Columbia. We spent our summers and falls in B.C. for 11 years. In 2006 we sold the guide area and purchased a ranch where we now live raising cattle and wheat. We enjoy spending time with our family, hunting, taking horse pack trips. I also am a avid scrap booker and quilter. The lodge was completed in 2001. It is constructed of logs that were harvested locally by John and skidded out with our team of draft horses. They were then hand peeled by our family. We did all of the building ourselves, from pouring the concrete to putting on the roof. John and DruAnn Robidou

                      The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
                      Obviously our location to Yellowstone and the size of the lodge are our biggest benefits. There is also world class fishing just out the back door on the legendary Yellowstone river, along with white water rafting. The scenery is awesome, whether you are seeing it from your car, hiking some of the many trails in the area or from the back of a horse while spending the afternoon with one of the many local horseback outfitters. You have all the peace and privacy of being in the country, while also being just minutes from the parks north entrance. The layout of the lodge gives everyone their own space and privacy. However for those large groups desiring more room we have an additional lodge located just up stream on the other side of our 6 acres.We have a deck overlooking the river and large yard with room for the kids to run. We have hosted numerous family reunions in addition to a few weddings. Staying with us you will see first hand why they call Montana the 'Last Best Place'.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Living room area and view of the loft.

                        Living room area and view of the loft.

                      • Side view of the lodge, yard and horseshoe pits.

                        Side view of the lodge, yard and horseshoe pits.

                      • Upstairs living room area.

                        Upstairs living room area.

                      • Upstairs master bedroom

                        Upstairs master bedroom

                      • Dining room

                        Dining room

                      • One of our down stairs bedrooms. Most of our log furniture is made locally.

                        One of our down stairs bedrooms. Most of our log furniture is made locally.

                      • Downstairs family room.

                        Downstairs family room.

                      • Grill on our deck over looking the Yellowstone river.

                        Grill on our deck over looking the Yellowstone river.

                      • Main floor bedroom with a queen size bed

                        Main floor bedroom with a queen size bed

                      • Downstairs bedroom with 2 twin beds

                        Downstairs bedroom with 2 twin beds

                      • Looking up river,  below the lodge.

                        Looking up river, below the lodge.

                      • Looking back across the river at Yellowstone River Lodges 1 & 2.

                        Looking back across the river at Yellowstone River Lodges 1 & 2.

                      • Side view of the lodge.

                        Side view of the lodge.

                      • Yellowstone River Lodge

                        Yellowstone River Lodge

                      • Gas fireplace in upstairs living room.

                        Gas fireplace in upstairs living room.

                      • Save on dining out, fix your meals here.

                        Save on dining out, fix your meals here.

                      • Upstairs bathroom.

                        Upstairs bathroom.

                      • Twin size beds in our loft area with a queen size bedroom through doorway

                        Twin size beds in our loft area with a queen size bedroom through doorway

                      • Lower level bathroom.

                        Lower level bathroom.

                      • Covered log gazebo with nice deck overlooking the river.

                        Covered log gazebo with nice deck overlooking the river.

                      • Upstairs bedroom with a queen size bed

                        Upstairs bedroom with a queen size bed

                      • Main floor bathroom with tub/shower and waher and dryer

                        Main floor bathroom with tub/shower and waher and dryer

                      • View of the Yellowstone River and Devils Slide, upriver from the lodge.

                        View of the Yellowstone River and Devils Slide, upriver from the lodge.

                      • Main floor bedroom with king size bed

                        Main floor bedroom with king size bed

                      VRBO #89227

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                      This listing was first published here in 2006.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                      $500 per night (USD)
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                      7 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 16

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                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Member since: 2006
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/03/2014
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